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Love the Snow? Get Outdoors with these Adapted Winter Activities

Love the Snow? Get Outdoors with these Adapted Winter Activities

When the weather is cold and the snow starts to fall, we are often tempted to stay indoors with a hot beverage and a roaring fireplace. Despite the many barriers to mobility that are caused by snow and ice, there are also a number of outdoor activities

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Stay Warm and Indoors with Adapted Winter Sports!

Stay Warm and Indoors with Adapted Winter Sports!

Many of us would agree that getting around outdoors in the winter is a lot more fun when wearing a pair of snowshoes, skis, or skates. And if you use mobility equipment, such as a wheelchair or walker, winter wheeling or walking can be especially difficult –

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Tips for Staying Active This Winter

Tips for Staying Active This Winter

Take the stairs as much as possible to make up for lost active time outdoors. Try at-home workouts such as body weight exercises, yoga and stretching. Download an online app, or check out a work-out video out from the library. Embrace the cold and go skating, skiing,

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December 10th- Free All Ages Canada 150 Skating Event at the K-Rock Centre

‘  Have you or anyone you know ever wondered what it would be like to skate in a large arena?  This is your chance as Kingston Gets Active is partnering with the City of Kingston in hosting the Canada 150 Free Skating Event which will take place

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Free Karate Trial Classes for Children & Youth

Free Karate Trial Classes for Children & Youth

Free trial Karate classes are being offered by the City as part of Kingston Gets Active Month.  Parent and Child karate runs from 6-6:30pm.  Youth Karate runs from 6:30-7pm. Date:  Wed, Sept 20 Where:  Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St. (corner of Montreal and Ordinanace St)

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Using Exercise to Prevent Falls

Using Exercise to Prevent Falls

You may already know that regular physical activity can help you remain strong and healthy – but did you also know that the strength and balance skills you gain will also help you prevent falls as you age? Now that the winter months are here, sidewalks and

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6 Tips for Having an Active Winter

6 Tips for Having an Active Winter

Even though it’s cold outside, you can still find ways to get active.  Here are some of Kingston Gets Active’s tips for having an active winter season! Take the stairs! One of the easiest ways to stay active year round is to forget the elevator and take

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Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Will Get You Active All Winter

Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Will Get You Active All Winter

Little Cataraqui Conservation Area is a real gem for Kingston and area residents looking for ways to get active.  In addition to skating, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, winter hiking, and feeding the birds, there are some fun events coming up as well: Starlight Snowshoe Hike on February 11

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Staying Active in Winter

Staying Active in Winter

Staying active in the winter has never been so easy! Love the outdoors? Skating, skiing, snowman-building, fort-making, walking or hiking are great ways to enjoy the winter weather and involve the entire family. Is shoveling the extent of your outdoor fix? Don’t forget about the many indoor

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Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hits the Kingston Area

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hits the Kingston Area

Run. Jump. Play. Every Day. The Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) region is one of 45 communities participating in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and part of Ontario’s Healthy Kids Strategy. The City of Kingston

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